Subject: Re: function and lambda, again
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 01:04:44 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Drew McDermott <>
| (It should also have occurred to them that the function named 'car'
| should be the *value* of 'car', thus eliminating 'function' entirely, as
| in Scheme, but that's another argument.)

  Some of us really, really *hate* Lisp1, and loathe every other
  programming language that forces us to conflate clearly distinct

| All other functional languages get this right, including Scheme.

  Common Lisp and all the natural languages I know get it right.

  This kind of stupid troll is why Scheme freaks have their own forum.

  In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none.
  In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.